• The Madonna with 15th Century UFOs

    By Ted Bonnitt on December 29th, 2011

    The oil painting on canvas, entitled "The Madonna with Saint Giovannino" is attributed to Sebastiano Mainardi, Jacopo del Sellai or Maestro del Tondo Miller, and currently resides at the Palazzo Vecchio Museum in Florence, Italy.

    The 15th Century painting portrays what appears to be several specific images of UFOs.

    A closer look at the embedded images reveal a possible UFO.

    The painting also features a larger ship and three smaller probes or creatures.

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  • Tense moments during UFO encounter recorded between airline pilots, air controllers (1995)

    By Ted Bonnitt on December 7th, 2011

    At around midnight on May 26, 1995, American West Flight 564 was cruising westbound over the Texas-New Mexico state line near Bovina, Texas, at 39,000 feet when the flight crew spotted a huge UFO flying at approximately 30,000 feet toward the vicinity of Roswell, New Mexico. 

    Real drama unfolds in this ten minute FAA audio recording as the three witnesses in the Boeing 757 cockpit, clearly disturbed by what they have just seen, urgently report a large, "eerie looking" object flying near their airspace.  First Officer John J. Waller and a flight attendant spotted the 300-400 foot long ...

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  • New UFO disclosure petition aimed at White House

    By Ted Bonnitt on December 7th, 2011

    After an initial petition to the White House to disclose information about UFO's was denied by the White House, a follow-up petition has been posted on the website, "We The People".

    Stephen Bassett, of the Paradigm Research Group wrote the both petitions, with the second upping the threshold of required signatures from 5,000 to 25,000. 

    The second petition, due at the end of the year, is a response to the White House's dismissal of the first petition.

    It asks the White House to release information regarding the Rockefeller Initiative, an effort in the 1990's undertaken ...

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